A celebration of the beauty, diversity, importance and sheer strangeness of the plants that are essential to all life on earth.
Authors: Helen Bynum and William Bynum, 240 pages, 222 x 168 mm. Hardback, ISBN 9780500026427, Thames & Hudson in association with Kew Publishing, 2023.
A celebration of the beauty, diversity, importance and sheer strangeness of the plants that are essential to all life on earth.Plants are inextricably linked to human life, from their uses as food, shelter, clothing and medicine to the risks they pose as posions.
Helen and William Bynum take readers through the fascinating histories of 80 carefully selected plants. Rich in symbolism, these plants from around the world are sure to strike intrigue, causing readers to view both familiar and unfamiliar plants in a new light.
Helen Bynum and William Bynum are the authors of Botanical Sketchbooks (2017, revised 2023). Helen is a lecturer, writer, speaker and editor who has a PhD in the History of Medicine from University College London. William is a writer and reviewer from TLS, The Wall Street Journal and Nature. He also works as the Science and Society editor of Wiley Blackwell online.
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